Railroad Reports Volume 22

Railroad Reports Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...of the agent, he sought advice from another emplovee of the railroad company, not shown to have had any connection whatever with the care of the station and ground, and then apparently defied the authority of the agent to compel him to desist from doing what he had been forbidden. Not only so, but he also subsequently left the car in which he was placing his wood, and sought the father of the agent, who was engaged in the same work some hundred yards down the track, for the purpose, as he states, of getting his father to tell his son not to go down there any more to disturb him, telling the father of the treatment which the son had given him. Then, at the request of the father, they both walked up to the warehouse. and the agent was asked by his father whether he had insulted the plaintiff, and, receivinga reply that he had not. the father and the plaintifi became engaged in an altercation in which the agent participated. So that it is evident that plaintiff did not go to the warehouse, at the time, because of any business he had with the plaintiff as agent of the company, but for the purpose of adjusting a personal grievance, and, if it was not adiusted in a manner entirely agreeable to him, he should not attribute the fault to the railroad company. It was purely a personal matter between the three, and, if the plaintifi has anv cause to complain, it is against the individuals who inflicted the injuries upon him, and not against the railroad company, who at that time owed him no dutv of protection. There was no error in the judgment awarding a nonsuit. Judgment affirmed. All the justices concurring. Action against Corporate Officers to Recover Misappropriated Assets---Appeal--Presumptions.---Where no appeal has been taken by defendants...show more

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  • Paperback | 492 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 871g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236924304
  • 9781236924308